Miami Heat superstar Chris Bosh was in court Thursday for two hours trying to defend his residence to a judge and Allison Mathis' attorney Jane Carey.
Bosh is currently in a custody battle with ex-girlfriend Allison Mathis over his 3-year-old daughter. Mathis is trying to get an increase in child support and her attorney is trying to prove she deserves it because of child support regulations in Florida.
However, Bosh is arguing he is not a resident of Florida but in fact, is a resident of Texas.
Yesterday in court Bosh was constantly contradicted of this. At one point Bosh even had to read a signed affidavit to the court where he had told a Deutsche Bank in 2010 he was making his home in Florida his primary residence.
Bosh was also forced to read his mortgage papers for his $12.5 million dollar Miami home aloud to the court.
The judge also grilled Bosh about his residence, asking the NBA star about not having a Florida driver's license, she said, “Are you aware that the state of Florida requires anyone living in the state for more than 30 days to have a Florida drivers license?”
If Jane Carey is able to prove that Bosh is indeed a resident of Florida there will be a huge increase in child support. Currently, Bosh pays $2,600 a month that a Texas judge ordered him to pay three years ago.
If Florida residence is proven, Bosh's child support will jump to approximately $30,000 dollars a month.
A ruling on this case is expected by the end of September.